Good hotel at decent value
08/12/2016 Rachel H, Thailand
The George is an old coaching inn on the original crossroads which has modernised into a comfortable Best Western hotel. There are two distinct room types. In the old building you have large tradition... more
The George is an old coaching inn on the original crossroads which has modernised into a comfortable Best Western hotel. There are two distinct room types. In the old building you have large traditional rooms with modernised bathrooms: you get space for a bit of old-world charm, although you also get the traffic noise in many of them. In the new wing you have smaller but more neutral contemporary rooms at the back of the hotel. I've seen both and probably would err on the newer wing, but I also enjoyed staying in the old coaching inn part.
Breakfast was very decent. I like the fact that there's a proper a la carte section which includes dishes like smoked haddock or scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. I've had worse coffee too: not bad.
There were a few little niggles. My room was boiling hot thanks to an over-enthusiastic radiator. It took a long time to cool down the room and I slept with a fan in the end (in November). This drowned out the traffic and despite a soft mattress I slept incredibly well.
The wifi didn't work throughout my stay but I know they were trying to fix it.
I will definitely stay here again: no hesitation. If you get a room for around £60 a night I think it's good value by UK rip-off standards these days. less
Gemma A, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN George Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to leave your positive feedback it was pleasing to read that overall you enjoyed your stay. We certainly hope you will be back to stay with us again at some point in the future.